Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

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Wild weather warning brings fears of coastal erosion for NSW and Queensland | Australia weather

More wild weather is on the way for parts of Queensland and northern New South Wales, with heavy rain, damaging winds and hazardous surf bringing the risk of coastal erosion. It comes as a...

California police fatally shot 23-year-old Black man as he ran away, video shows | US policing

Police in San Bernardino, California, fatally shot a 23-year-old man on Saturday as he was fleeing, according to surveillance footage that shows an officer firing just seconds after arriving in an unmarked vehicle. Security...

Secret Service turned over just one text message to January 6 panel, sources say | January 6 hearings

The Secret Service turned over just one text message to the House January 6 committee on Tuesday, in response to a subpoena compelling the production of all communications from the day before and the...

Youpla funeral insurance founder’s multi-million dollar yacht arrives in Vanuatu | Youpla/ACBF funeral fund

A multimillion-dollar yacht owned by Ron Pattenden, the founder of a funeral fund that collapsed owing millions in unpaid policies to thousands of low-income Aboriginal families, has sailed to tax haven Vanuatu, as questions...

Ministers breached codes in ‘blatant’ and ‘shocking’ misuse of public funds to fuel branch stacking, Ibac finds | Victorian politics

Two former Daniel Andrews government ministers breached parliamentary codes of conduct when they misused public funds to fuel a vast branch-stacking operation but there was not enough proof they had committed criminal offences to...

US House passes bill to protect right to same-sex and interracial marriage | US news

The US House has passed a bill protecting the right to same-sex and interracial marriages, a vote that comes amid concerns that the supreme court’s overturning of Roe v Wade could jeopardize other rights....

Australia news live updates: Covid hospital admissions rising; AMA calls for return of mask mandates | Australia news

Key events: Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature No change in Operation Sovereign Borders policy Clare O’Neil is asked about the desperate situation in Sri Lanka, where many...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and House colleagues arrested during pro-choice protest | Abortion

Several prominent Democratic members of Congress were arrested on Wednesday during a protest in support of abortion rights in front of the supreme court, in the aftermath of the historic overturning of Roe v...

Biden to make Wednesday climate address as dangerous heat grips US and world – as it happened | US politics

Biden plans Wednesday address on climate crisis President Joe Biden will outline his next steps to tackle climate change in an address in Somerset, Massachusetts on Wednesday, the White House announced. “The president will...

Law & Order: Organized Crime crew member shot and killed on set | US television

A crew member for Law & Order: Organized Crime was shot and killed while working near the show’s New York City set early on Tuesday. According to multiple reports, the 31-year-old man, whose identity...